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Agile Product Owner

Location: Irvine, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000027433

Description

Our Marketing Operations team is looking for an Agile (Scrum) Product Owner to help transform our development and operations efforts into an “Agile” organization using Scrum and Kanban.  As our team transitions, you will be considered a part of a team transforming our group to Scrum and other Agile methodologies, as well as an evangelist to support our Scrum Masters in promoting the great things about Agile and the Scrum process.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in the Agile transformation of a Mar-tech/web team.
  • Serve as a Business Analyst to understand stakeholder requests and turn them into a story map
  • Define, prioritize, and communicate user stories; working with others to understand use cases, features, business & technical domain rules and overall product goals
  • Closely collaborate with technical leadership to drive the execution of the roadmap for these areas
  • Think big about how to evolve our customer experiences with our web presence and web systems
  • Be operationally-minded, deliver results, and execute quickly on backlogs
  • Own and analyze key metrics that demonstrate the growing scale and health of the program, as well as its impact on driving key organizational KPIs
  • Work cross functionally to write product requirements, use cases, specifications, wireframes and UI mocks
  • Plan and manage product roll-out and assist with the day-to-day operational support post roll-out
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team of designers and engineers inside a Scrum framework

Qualifications

  • A strong track record of product management experience creating digital web/cloud products/experiences, with exposure both to front-end user experiences and backend processes
  •  Marketplace or ecommerce a huge plus
  •  Strong business acumen with the ability to think strategically and tactically
  • A strong track record of successful delivery of multiple product cycles in an Agile environment
  • Expert knowledge of the Agile development methodologies and corresponding tools (ex. JIRA/Confluence)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and projects, to prioritize, and adapt to a changing and ambiguous environment
  • Exceptional analytical and creative problem solving skills; strong ability to work with complex and detailed data
  • Interpersonal and project management skills with demonstrated ability to build creditability, communicate and distill technical content for a multitude of audiences
  • Experience in the media & entertainment industry is highly desired in an ideal candidate; especially related to digital audio, asset management systems/platforms, and multimedia formats
  • Strong knowledge of web best practices
  • Must be entrepreneurial and have excellent communication skills up and down the organization
  • Solution and team oriented while demonstrating the ability to work independently and adapt to changes in a rapidly evolving industry
  • Be highly analytical and curious – you should be driven to know whether a web experience or system is working, and why
  • You value collaboration. You are courageous in facing challenges without sacrificing predictability and quality.
  • Drive your cross-functional teams with a consistent set of KPIs and goals/objectives
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or equivalent job experience
  • 2 years of Product Owner experience in a Scrum Development team is required with marketing experience preferred
  • CSPO/CSM preferred and CSP a huge plus